10 Reasons to be a Fool For Fitness; # 7 Reduces the risk for heart disease.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A happy heart is a healthy heart.  And, what better way to make your heart happy than to exercise?! Because, not only is your heart now happy physiologically but also psychologically as you begin to feel better about you.

You start feeling pretty awesome overall because you've been true to yourself and kept the commitment to exercise.  The result of that commitment is a stronger, leaner more confident you.    And.. the cherry on top is that every exercise session works to reduce your risk of heart disease.

According to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org)  heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women are rapidly catching up. The good news is that there is so much we can do about it, even if your are genetically pre-disposed to heart disease.  And exercise is a biggee in the prevention of this bad boy disease.   So, if looking good and feeling good are not enough to get you off the couch, perhaps "living" is.   

Check this out http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-disease-prevention/WO00041 for more information. 

For more ways to "live" visit www.fitxsandiego.com to see all the ways you can make your heart happy where you work or live.